Robert Bryden

Male 1737 - 1800


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  • Born  1737  Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1775  Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from source...

      Robert and his wife and family emigrated to Canada on the ship "Lovely Nelly", in 1775 spending a first terrible winter at Georgetown, P.E.I. (Then called St. John's Island.) The next spring they moved to Pictou Co., NS and settled on the Middle River. Their location on the Middle River was at Rocklin, where between himself and his sons they had a grant of 950 acres.
    Died  8 Aug 1800  Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Alma Cemetery, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • from immigrantships.net...
      Ship: The Lovely Nelly
      Date: 1775 (Departure)(ship's list dated 1 May, 1775)
      Departing: Dumfries, Galloway, Scotland
      Arriving: PEI (St John's Island)
      Ship Master: William Sheridan
      Ship Type: Snow Class

      15 Robert Braiden 38 Labourer Male Dumfries, Nithsdale Countryman To provide for his family a better livelihood PEI
      16 Jean Kirkpatrick 26 Wife Female Dumfries, Nithsdale Countryman Wife of Robert Braiden PEI
      17 James Kirkpatrick 7 Child Male Dumfries, Nithsdale Countryman Son of Robert Braiden and Jean Kirkpatrick PEI
      18 William Kirkpatrick 4 Child Male Dumfries, Nithsdale Countryman Son of Robert Braiden and Jean Kirkpatrick,
      twin of David Kirkpatrick PEI
      19 David Kirkpatrick 4 Child Male Dumfries, Nithsdale Countryman Son of Robert Braiden and Jean Kirkpatrick,
      twin of William Kirkpatrick PEI
      20 Edward Kirkpatrick 7mo Child Male Dumfries, Nithsdale Countryman Son of Robert Braiden and Jean Kirkpatrick PEI

      They settled on Prince Edward Island in 1775 and then a year later they came to Nova Scotia. They almost starved that first year on PEI due to the Revolutionary War and crop failure.
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    Person ID  I3846  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified  1 Jun 2014 

    Family  Jean Kirkpatrick,   b. 1749, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Bryden,   b. 1768, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >2. William Bryden,   b. 12 Jun 1770, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1856, Maitland, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. David Bryden,   b. 12 Jun 1770, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1847, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Edward Bryden,   b. Oct 1774, Nithsdale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jean Bryden,   b. 1777, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1848, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Robert Bryden,   b. 1780, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Helen Bryden,   b. Abt 1782, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    >8. Mary Bryden,   b. 1786, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1836, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. John Bryden,   b. 1787, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Isabel Bryden,   b. Abt 1788, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Ann Bryden,   b. 1789, Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Articles and Galleries
    Robert Bryden's Will
    Robert Bryden's Will
    Robert Bryden with his wife Jean Kirkpatrick and 4 kids arrived in Nova Scotia in 1775.
    Last Modified  9 Apr 2011 
    Family ID  F1332  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1737 - Dumfriesshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1775 - Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1800 - Middle River, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Alma Cemetery, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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